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Barb Drummond

Frolicksome Women & Troublesome Wives: Wife Selling in England

Frolicksome Women & Troublesome Wives: Wife Selling in England

ISBN-13: 9781912829088
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Wife selling is believed to have been an ancient ritual by which brutish men could dispose of their wives when tired of them. This book investigates the practice, its origins, its many variations and the rituals. Despite the lack of legal status, women often showed surprising levels of power and independence. The story is curious & humorous

  • | Author: Barb Drummond
  • | Publisher: Barb Drummond
  • | Publication Date: Sep 24, 2018
  • | Number of Pages: 268 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Hardcover
  • | ISBN-10: 1912829088
  • | ISBN-13: 9781912829088
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